Ian Johnson (Partner)

Ian works in our Entrepreneur and Private Client department, specialising in high net worth Individuals, trusts and professional practices.

John joined Grant Thornton in 1988. Previously he has worked with Price Waterhouse and in January 2002 was appointed head of Private Client Services, stepping down in January 2006 to concentrate on client matters within the region.
With 27 years experience in taxation, Ian has a broad knowledge of most taxes but particular expertise in the field of capital taxes. Ian was the driving force behind the creation of the Grant Thornton Trust Company and has responsibility for the tax affairs of the Grant Thornton UK LLP group and the provision of financial planning advisory services to its partners.

Ian is also a member of University of Leicester's Audit Committee.

Ian's expertise covers:

  • High net worth individuals
  • Offshore trusts
  • Partnerships
  • Personal tax
  • Trusts


  • BA
  • FCA (Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)

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Ian Johnson


+44 (0)116 257 5133